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Low free and total insulinlike growth factor I (IGF-I) and IGF binding protein-3 levels in chronic inflammatory bowel disease: partial normalization during prednisolone treatment.

Authors
  • Grønbek, H
  • Thøgersen, T
  • Frystyk, J
  • Vilstrup, H
  • Flyvbjerg, A
  • Dahlerup, J F
Type
Published Article
Journal
The American journal of gastroenterology
Publication Date
Mar 01, 2002
Volume
97
Issue
3
Pages
673–678
Identifiers
PMID: 11922563
Source
Medline
License
Unknown

Abstract

Marked changes in serum total and free IGF-I and IGFBPs were demonstrated in patients with severe exacerbation of CIBD without complete normalization during high dose prednisolone treatment and tapering. These changes may partly be involved in the catabolism of active CIBD patients.

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